Zach Adamson

Indianapolis City-County Council, District 17

Zach is currently the only LGBTQ member of the Indianapolis City-County Council


Zach was elected as an At-Large Councilor in 2011. At that time, Zach was the first openly LGBTQ elected official to represent an entire county in the state of Indiana. In 2015 he was re-elected to serve as Councilor for District 17. In January 2016, Zach was elected by his fellow Councilors to serve as the City Council Vice President and was re-elected to that post in 2017.
Zach is one of only three Latinos elected in Marion County, the state’s largest population center.

In 2016, Zach was elected by his peers on the Council to serve as the Council’s Vice President and was been re-elected to serve in that post in 2017, 2018, and 2019.

The environment, animal welfare, youth engagement, urban community and economic development, and social & economic justice have been a priority for Councilor Adamson from the beginning of his time on the Council.

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